Title

Level of compliance to lifestyle modification of patients diagnosed with diabetes mellitus type 2

Date of Completion

2014

Document Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Keywords

Diabetes Mellitus, Life Style, Health Behavior

Abstract

The study utilized the descriptive non-experimental quantitative research design. The information was gathered from the patients with diabetes mellitus type 2 who were currently managed at the De La Salle University Medical Center Diabetes Center and clinics for diabetic patients. Purposive and convenience sampling methods were used in the study. Data was gathered using a self-made questionnaire and was analysed using frequency, percentage, t-test, and Analysis of Variance (ANOVA). Majority of the respondents were female, age 61 years old and above, were able to finish college, married, dependent to a family member and who had diabetes mellitus type 2 for 6 years and above. The respondents with diabetes mellitus type 2 were moderately compliant to lifestyle modifications. There was no significant difference in the level of compliance to lifestyle modification of patients diagnosed with diabetes mellitus type 2 when they were grouped according to age, duration of disease, educational status, employment status and marital status. On the other hand, there was a significant difference in their level of compliance when grouped according to gender.

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